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05/03/2017
05/03/2017
05/03/2017 Private Willie Jordan, killed, was a brother of Miss Jordan, of Fivemiletown
05/03/2017
05/03/2017 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 30th August 1917:
30/12/2015 Family: Thomas Jordan, Maggie Jordan, James Jordan (born about 1876), Tom Jordan (born about 1882), Fannie Jordan (born about 1887), Maggie Jordan (born about 1894), William Jordan (born about 1896), Anne Jordan (born about 1897).
30/12/2015 The CWGC records Private Jordan as the son of Margaret Jordan, of Corlacky, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
30/12/2015 Private Jordan is buried in New Irish Farm Cemetery. It was first used from August to November 1917 and was named after a nearby farm.
30/12/2015 Private William Jordan was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on Friday 10th August 1917. He was 23 years old.
30/12/2015 William Jordan enlisted in Fivemiletown.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census lists William as age 17 living with the family at house 2 in Derrintony, Corralongford, County Fermanagh. His father was 90. His mother was 60. William worked as a farm labourer.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census lists William as age 5 living with the family at house 7 in Coreacky, Corrylongford, County Fermanagh. His father, Thomas Jordan, was a 76 year old caretaker.
30/12/2015 William Jordan was the son of Thomas and Margaret Jordan. William was born in Corrylongford, Co. Tyrone about 1894
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